Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium

Today Kat and I were exploring the many bars and great food outlets great culture here in New Orleans. During the the morning/afternoon excursion Kat said that we should hit up the Aquarium or the Insectarium.  The Insectarium or more so known directly as the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium really caught my attention so we ventured that way.  Never have I been in such a badass place showcasing all these crazy bugs.
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Hangout Music Festival 2014

Kat and I attended the Hangout Music Festival here in Gulf Shores, Alabama last weekend. We ended up being front row for Queens Of The Stone Age, which more or less made the entire festival for us. We had gotten a chance to see them last year at Red Rocks, but this performance trumped that.

While not as close for Modest Mouse we were in a decent spot. I had never seen Modest Mouse and it has honestly been a while since I had put them on but all around it was a good performance.  Kat has seen them before years ago and has said that Modest Mouse was not the best live, but we were both pretty impressed at how things went. We also caught a bit of The Black Keys, but due to the sheer number of people that were there to see them we ended up being at the very back of the sea of people.

The last night of the festival we got to see OutKast close it all down.  Never seeing them before I wasn’t entirely sure of what to expect from their show, and I was not disappointed with how it all went. OutKast was really good when it came to flowing from one song to the next without stopping in between, it really kept the crowd going the entire time.
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The Art of the Brick

While Kat and I were touring around Pensacola during our recent visit to Florida for the Hangout Music Festival that takes place in Gulf Shores, Alabama each year, I saw that the Pensacola Museum of Art had a LEGO® exhibit.

When I was a kid (heck I still look at various LEGO® sets when I am at the store) I played with LEGOs® all the time, I used to spend all my allowance on them and eventually had a huge tub of various LEGO® parts at one point. With all that being said I knew I had to try to visit this installment if I had a chance as I wasn’t sure if I would get a chance to see it in the near future.
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OS X Mavericks v10.9.3 Update

This new update improves the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac. The main features include are as follows.

  • Improves 4K display support on Mac Pro (Late 2013) and MacBook Pro with 15-inch Retina Display (Late 2013)
  • Adds the ability to sync contacts and calendars between a Mac and iOS device using a USB connection
  • Improves the reliability of VPN connections using IPsec
  • Resolves an issue that prevented Font Book from installing PostScript Type 1 fonts
  • Improves reliability of copying, editing and inspecting permissions of files on an SMB file server
  • Improves reliability of network home directories
  • Improves stability when installing configuration profiles
  • Improves login speed for users in Active Directory groups
  • Includes Safari 7.0.3

RIP H.R. Giger

H.R. GigerToday H.R. Giger passed away at the age of 74 due to injuries from a fall that he had on Monday.  He was an awesome artist best known for his work with the film Aliens.  I was a fan of his work and much of my artwork I did back in school was inspired by his works. His style of art was also had a big influence on biomechanical tattoos that many people have today.  I hope that I have a chance to make it overseas eventually and get to take a tour of the H.R. Giger museum in the near future.